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Robert and Mary Elliott Cummings papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2129
Scope and Contents Contains papers, photographs, and audio-visual materials dealing with both Robert and Mary Cummings' careers. Most of the materials deal with Robert's career in film, stage, radio, and the production of his television program "The Bob Cummings Show." These include correspondence, photographs, audio-visual materials such as audiotapes, videotapes and various 8mm and 16mm film reels. Also included are numerous financial and investment records on various production companies run by Cummings and...
Dates: approximately 1880-1990; Majority of material found within 1940-1970

Francisco (Chico) Day papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2154
Abstract Papers include awards given to Day during his career, records created by Day as production manager of numerous motion pictures, including The Ten Commandments (1956), The Buccaneer (1958), and Patton (1970). The papers also include personal correspondence, photographs, magazine and newpaper articles...
Dates: 1907-1995

Cecil B. DeMille papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1400
Scope and Contents Personal and business papers generated by DeMille (1881-1959), his family, and his motion picture and other activities from 1863 to 1983 including correspondence, audio and videotape recordings, financial ledgers, and memorabilia. Also with the collection are more than 6,500 pieces of production-related art work, more than 37,869 motion picture still photographs, 275 volumes of scrapbooks (1919-1962), sound recordings, and video tapes of 36 motion pictures from DeMille's personal film...
Dates: 1863-1983

Louise Steiner Elian papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2166
Abstract

These papers document Elian's life and career as a harp soloist from the 1910s onward, her year as a musician in Hollywood studio orchestras (1926-1954), and significantly her marriage (1936-1946) to film composer Max Steiner. Also covered is Elian's concert career as a member of symphony orchestras and ballet companies as well as soloist appearing worldwide (1950-1986).

Dates: 1919-1986

Kenneth Jenks papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1951
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typed plays, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, programs, notebooks, and literary magazines. The materials relate to Jenks' plays, his revisions of them, and his attempts to get them published or performed.

Dates: 1947-1976

Johnny Maddox papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 23
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, theater programs, scrapbooks, interviews, photographs, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to the American theater, motion pictures, music, circus life, vaudeville, and magic.

Dates: 1821-1942

Victor Milner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1965
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, a scrapbook, newsclippings, telegrams, certificates, and other items. The materials deal with the motion picture industry in the United States and Milner's career as cinematagrapher. Some of the correspondence is with Cecil B. DeMille, the American motion picture producer. Also includes newspaper coverage of Milner's detention in the Soviet Zone of Germany in 1949.

Dates: 1914-1990

Lisa Mitchell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2149
Scope and Contents Collection consists of correspondence, reviews, film reels, press kits, and newspaper and magazine articles written by Mitchell. Also included are photographs, posters, and other materials regarding Merlene of the Movies and Divine Mercy, No Escape. Two prospecti on proposed books about Cecil B. DeMille and the 1956 motion picture The Ten Commandments are among the materials, along with musical programs from Annie, Fiddler on the Roof, and others. Also included are video tapes of Mitchell's...
Dates: 1955-1999

Alonzo J. and Eloise Morley family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5975
Abstract

The Alonzo J. Morley and Eloise Stewart Morley family papers consists of correspondence, photographs, slides and records of the family. The collection reflects the the thorough involvement the Morleys had with their community as Dr. Morley was involved with drama at BYU and later on speech pathology, while his wife created a Morley Tours company.

Dates: approximately 1890-1980

Russell Simpson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2336
Scope and Contents

Collection contains photographs, oil portrait, correspondence, press clippings, posters, a scrapbook, audio tapes, and personal documents relating to Simpson's early life and his work as an actor, including some correspondence from 1910-1920. Key motion pictures are "Godless Men" (1920), "Shadows of Conscience" (1921), "The Grapes of Wrath" (1940).

Dates: 1920-1940

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DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959 3
Brigham Young University. Department of Dramatic Arts 1
Cummings, Mary Elliott, 1917-2000 1
Cummings, Robert, 1908-1990 1
Day, Francisco 1